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Group sues Inland Power over Whitney Fire

Plaintiffs seek damages from power company over fire that burned thousands of acres

Company concerning the 127,000 acre Whitney Road Fire that blazed west of Davenport between Sept. 7-16 in 2020. The fire, which was given a cause of a tree falling on a power line, started near Hawk Creek and blazed southwest through Telford toward Odessa, displacing ranchers and burning through structures in its path.

Almost two years later, a group of plaintiffs that includes Susan L. Bird, Terry L. Hoffman and Cole Ranch, LLC has filed a complaint for damages against Inland Power regarding the fire. The civil suit was filed in Lincoln County Superior Court Monday, July 18.

The filing blames...


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